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Should I remove Hallmark Card Studio 2011 Deluxe?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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Global Rank #16,265
United States Rank #8,443
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VersionDistribution 22.66% 8.59% 1.95% 34.77% 8.98% 23.05%

Hallmark Card Studio 2011 Deluxe


Hallmark Card Studio 2011 Deluxe is a software program developed by Hallmark Software. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named HCS.exe. The setup package generally installs about 52 files and is usually about 6.6 MB (6,921,969 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 88% of users of Hallmark Card Studio 2011 Deluxe come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hallmarksoftware.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Creative Home\Hallmark Card Studio 2011 Deluxe\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{62687EAC-F27D-49AC-A0E2-3899B0459113}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.6 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Hallmark Card Studio 2011 Deluxe

Program executable:HCS.exe
Name:Hallmark Card Studio 2011
Path:C:\Program Files\Creative Home\Hallmark Card Studio 2011 Deluxe\HCS.exe
Additional files:
  • Avanquest.PhotoEffectUILib.dll (by Avanquest CDC) - Avanquest CDC PhotoEffectUILib (PhotoEffectUILib)
  • HCS.exe - Hallmark Card Studio 2011
  • Avanquest.ContentBrowser.Extension.dll (by Avanquest) - ContentBrowserExtension
  • CoreLib.dll
  • Engine.dll
  • EngineInterop.dll
  • Avanquest.ContentBrowser.dll (by Avanquest) - ContentBrowserCore
  • Avanquest.PhotoEffectLibrary.dll (by Avanquest CDC) - PhotoEffectLibrary
  • HtmlHelp.dll - HtmlHelp library
  • AddressBookCore.dll - AddressBookCore
  • ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll (by ICSharpCode.net) - #ZipLibrary (SharpZipLib for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • AEXReader.dll - AexReader
  • HaruPDF.dll - Haru Free PDF Library [msvc]
  • KnobControl.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • HCS.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{03484946-D1E7-43FC-85E8-419173C694E6}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Hallmark Card Studio 2011 Deluxe?

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Or, you can uninstall Hallmark Card Studio 2011 Deluxe from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Hallmark Card Studio 2011 Deluxe, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Hallmark Card Studio 2011 Deluxe.

Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.22%
Windows 8 15.63%
Windows Vista 7.03%
Windows XP 3.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.25%
Windows 7 Professional 15.81%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.67%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.72%
Windows 8.1 5.14%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.16%

Distribution by countryGeography

88.34% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 88.34%
  Canada 4.71%
  United Kingdom 2.73%
  Australia 1.24%
  Turkey 0.50%
  TT 0.25%
  Belgium 0.25%
  Switzerland 0.25%
  Sweden 0.25%
  Japan 0.25%
  Philippines 0.25%
  Spain 0.25%
  Netherlands 0.25%
  Germany 0.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 41.88%
Dell 38.75%
Acer 8.13%
ASUS 1.88%
Toshiba 1.88%
Intel 1.25%
Common models
Dell XPS 8300 3.82%
Dell Inspiron 570 3.05%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.29%
Dell Studio XPS 7100 2.29%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.29%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.29%


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